Breaking Ground

Julie Williamson finds herself in the middle of another mystery set at the Ryland Historical Society in western Maine. A well known and generous benefactor is murdered on the morning of the groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the construction of an important new building. As she did in Stealing History, Julie, the historical society’s puzzle-loving executive director, can’t resist trying to solve the murder, to the dismay of those around her. The familiar board of trustees, tireless town police chief, and Julie’s professor boyfriend all re-appear in this sequel, making it another suspenseful novel filled with Maine characters, institutions, and history.

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What reviewers say:

“. . . a psychological mystery harkening back to the classics of the genre.”
—Gumshoe Review

“there is suspense and tension, and a cast of colorful and very convincing characters. . . .
a smart whodunnit”
—Waterville (Maine) Morning Sentinel